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Gas prices were on schedule to be protested on Saturday. However, the loss of local well-known businessman, Kent “Biggie” Rankin prompted the members of the committee called, “Cayman is fed up with gas prices,” to postpone the picketing until after Mr. Rankin’s funeral. Chairperson of the Committee George Ebanks said the protesting was postponed out of respect for the family of Mr. Rankin and picketing will resume should the prices continue to remain stubbornly high.

The picketing was originally intended to start at nine in the morning on Saturday until 3 p.m. The Committee will issue a statement as it relates to the resumption of the protest. Mr. Rankin’s funeral will be on Saturday, April 2nd at 2.30 p.m.

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Mario Grey

Mario Grey

Mario Grey's passion for journalism has been long intertwined with his love of people and culture from his days as a youth growing up in the Cayman Islands. He captained his debate team whilst at John Gray High School and graduated as Head Prefect. He also worked at KVHU FM in Searcy, Arkansas, United States and worked and interned for Radio Cayman News before graduating from the University Of Arkansas at Little Rock in May 2015.

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